He records and tours with his band: Jonny Kaplan and the Lazy Stars. They have released 3 albums internationally. 1997's independently released "California Heart" was named by England's esteemed Mojo Magazine, "alternative country album of the month", successfully jump starting his career. Next came 2005's "Ride Free" and 2009's "Seasons". His fourth album, "Sparkle and Shine", is being released on Reckless Grace Music  in mid-to-late 2013.
Jonny is also the lead singer/guitarist for the all-star Rolling Stones cover band, Bitch. Bitch consists of a rotating group of well-known LA-based musicians, including Rami Jaffee on keyboards (Foo Fighters and Wallflowers), Christopher Thorn and Brad Smith on guitar and bass (Blind Melon), Jesse Green on strings (Foo Fighters, Pink), Adam McDougall on keyboards (Black Crowes) and Dave Krusen on drums (Pearl Jam).
Jonny's music is regularly in demand for placement on major network TV shows. The album, "Ride Free"'s title track was recently used on an episode of Fox TV's House. A track from "Sparkle and Shine" - "Sweet Magnolia Flower" was recently featured on the TV series Homeland. Jonny continues to record and tour, opening for the likes of Wilco, and The Black Crowes, and Ryan Adams among others... http://www.HammondCast.com/